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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 zhuànzhuan4to revolve; to turn; to circle about; to walk about; classifier for revolutions (per minute etc): revs, rpm; classifier for repeated actions
2转动 轉動 zhuàn dòngzhuan4 dong4to rotate (about an axis); to revolve; to turn; to move in a circle; to gyrate
3转向 轉向 zhuàn xiàngzhuan4 xiang4to get lost; to lose one's way
4转败为胜 轉敗為勝 zhuàn bài wéi shèngzhuan4 bai4 wei2 sheng4to turn defeat into victory (idiom); snatching victory from the jaws of defeat
5转笔刀 轉筆刀 zhuàn dāozhuan4 bi3 dao1pencil sharpener
6转车 轉車 zhuàn chēzhuan4 che1a turntable
7转车台 轉車台 zhuàn chē táizhuan4 che1 tai2a turntable
8转动件 轉動件 zhuàn dòng jiànzhuan4 dong4 jian4rotor
9转动曲柄 轉動曲柄 zhuàn dòng bǐngzhuan4 dong4 qu1 bing3to turn the handle; to crank
10转动轴 轉動軸 zhuàn dòng zhóuzhuan4 dong4 zhou2axis of rotation (mechanics); spindle
11转鼓 轉鼓 zhuàn zhuan4 gu3rotary drum
12转浑天仪 轉渾天儀 zhuàn hún tiān zhuan4 hun2 tian1 yi2armillary sphere (astronomy)
13转筋 轉筋 zhuàn jīnzhuan4 jin1muscle cramp
14转矩 轉矩 zhuàn zhuan4 ju3torque
15转矩臂 轉矩臂 zhuàn zhuan4 ju3 bi4torque arm
16转距 轉距 zhuàn zhuan4 ju4torque
17转来转去 轉來轉去 zhuàn lái zhuàn zhuan4 lai2 zhuan4 qu4to rove around; to run around in circles; to walk back and forth
18转铃 轉鈴 zhuàn língzhuan4 ling2bicycle bell (with a rotating internal mechanism)
19转铃儿 轉鈴兒 zhuàn líng rzhuan4 ling2 r5erhua variant of 转铃
20转炉 轉爐 zhuàn zhuan4 lu2converter (rotary furnace in steelmaking)
21转轮 轉輪 zhuàn lúnzhuan4 lun2rotating disk; wheel; rotor; cycle of reincarnation in Buddhism
22转轮圣王 轉輪聖王 zhuàn lún shèng wángZhuan4 lun2 sheng4 Wang2Chakravarti raja (Sanskrit: King of Kings); emperor in Hindu mythology
23转轮手枪 轉輪手槍 zhuàn lún shǒu qiāngzhuan4 lun2 shou3 qiang1revolver (handgun)
24转门 轉門 zhuàn ménzhuan4 men2revolving door; turnstile
25转磨 轉磨 zhuàn zhuan4 mo4rotary grindstone
26转纽 轉紐 zhuàn niǔzhuan4 niu3organ stop (button activating a row of pipes)
27转盘 轉盤 zhuàn pánzhuan4 pan2turntable; rotary (traffic)
28转去 轉去 zhuàn zhuan4 qu4to return; to go back
29转圈 轉圈 zhuàn quānzhuan4 quan1to rotate; to twirl; to run around; to encircle; rotation; (coll.) to speak indirectly; to beat about the bush
30转速 轉速 zhuàn zhuan4 su4angular velocity; number of revolutions per minute
31转速表 轉速錶 zhuàn biǎozhuan4 su4 biao3tachometer; RPM gauge
32转塔 轉塔 zhuàn zhuan4 ta3rotating turret
33转台 轉台 zhuàn táizhuan4 tai2rotating stage; swivel table
34转头 轉頭 zhuàn tóuzhuan4 tou2nutation (plants turning to face the sun)
35转位 轉位 zhuàn wèizhuan4 wei4index (rotating gauge); cam gradation
36转腰子 轉腰子 zhuàn yāo zizhuan4 yao1 zi5(coll.) to pace around nervously; to speak indirectly; to beat about the bush
37转一趟 轉一趟 zhuàn tàngzhuan4 yi1 tang4to go on a trip
38转椅 轉椅 zhuàn zhuan4 yi3swivel chair; children's roundabout
39转悠 轉悠 zhuàn youzhuan4 you5variant of 转悠 ; to roll; to wander around; to appear repeatedly
40转置 轉置 zhuàn zhìzhuan4 zhi4to transpose
41转轴 轉軸 zhuàn zhóuzhuan4 zhou2axis of rotation
42转轴儿 轉軸兒 zhuàn zhóu rzhuan4 zhou2 r5erhua variant of 转轴
43转转 轉轉 zhuàn zhuanzhuan4 zhuan5to stroll
44转子 轉子 zhuàn zhuan4 zi3rotor (electricity)
45转字锁 轉字鎖 zhuàn suǒzhuan4 zi4 suo3combination lock

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